12th M&A Forum


  • 50 exhibitors are on hand from the mergers, acquisitions and funding professions.
  • Over 400 participants are expected
  • 4 workshops are scheduled throughout the day
  • Featuring Andrew Molson as our keynote speaker at lunch in conversation with Nicolas Marcoux
  • One on one networking opportunities
  • 2 networking cocktail






December 12th, 2017

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Omni Hotel Montréal
1050 Sherbrooke Street W,
Montreal, H3A 2R6


Schedule Description
9:00-17:00 Exhibition Hall Hours
9:00-10:00 WORKSHOP 1 M&A Process – Preparation for a successful transaction Analyzing case studies, our industry leading panelists will clarify common issues in the context of a sale transaction including an overview of the recently proposed tax amendments affecting the use of trusts in corporate structure, the multiplication of the capital gain exemption, company valuations and the selection criteria used by investment funds.
11:00-12:00 WORKSHOP 2 CEO’s will discuss their succession transactions Sponsored by Stein Monast Lawyers
12:00-12:10 LUNCHY OPENING BY André Dugal, Chairman of the Board of Directors CPA Order Quebec, Speech & Vincent Lecorne, CEO, CTEQ Speech
Schedule Description
12:00-14:00 LUNCH & SPECIAL PRESENTATION "Andrew Molson in conversation with Nicolas Marcoux"
14:00-15:30 WORKSHOP 3 Cross Border Issues Round table panel discussion of recent trends in Quebec and cross-border M&A - Deal activity levels, hot sectors and activity drivers - Continued trend towards vendor-friendly deal terms - Factors behind increased venture capital activity in Quebec and Canada - Particularities of cross-border transactions and lingering differences in Canada v. US deal terms
16:00-17:00 WORKSHOP 4 Presentation from M&A advisors who will discuss their buy and sell side mandates
17:00 Exhibition hall closed Networking cocktail